The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 30 37 28
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 31 34 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.26% 5.23% 7.75%
As % of the System Software category 79.49% 91.89% 72.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 36
Median salary £28,000 £25,000 £24,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +1.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.53% -  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 39 37 61
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 9.13% 5.69% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 36 34 49
Median salary £30,000 £25,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% +2.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £36,700 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +16 19 £28,500 +21.27% 3
Tamworth +2 7 £20,000 -34.42%
Lichfield +10 2 £30,500 +10.90%
Burton-upon-Trent 0 1 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Active Directory
West Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 66 (91.67%) Windows
2 47 (65.28%) Microsoft
2 47 (65.28%) Windows Server
3 37 (51.39%) VMware
4 34 (47.22%) MS Exchange
5 33 (45.83%) MS Excel
6 31 (43.06%) Cisco
7 26 (36.11%) TCP/IP
8 25 (34.72%) DHCP
9 20 (27.78%) SQL Server
10 19 (26.39%) Office 365
11 18 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (25.00%) Linux
11 18 (25.00%) DNS
11 18 (25.00%) Citrix
12 16 (22.22%) ITIL
12 16 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (22.22%) Windows 7
13 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (19.44%) VLAN
15 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (18.06%) Firewall
15 13 (18.06%) VPN
15 13 (18.06%) MS Office
16 12 (16.67%) Unix
16 12 (16.67%) WAN
16 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (16.67%) Project Planning

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (47.22%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.50%) IIS
3 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (6.94%) Site Server
5 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.78%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 13 (18.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.39%) Office 365
2 5 (6.94%) Mimecast
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.39%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 26 (36.11%) TCP/IP
2 25 (34.72%) DHCP
3 18 (25.00%) DNS
4 14 (19.44%) VLAN
5 13 (18.06%) Firewall
5 13 (18.06%) VPN
6 12 (16.67%) WAN
7 10 (13.89%) LAN
8 7 (9.72%) LDAP
9 6 (8.33%) Network Security
10 5 (6.94%) VoIP
10 5 (6.94%) WLAN
11 4 (5.56%) MPLS
11 4 (5.56%) SAN
11 4 (5.56%) SNMP
12 3 (4.17%) IPv4
12 3 (4.17%) IPv6
12 3 (4.17%) OSPF
12 3 (4.17%) RIP
12 3 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.78%) French Language
2 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
3 1 (1.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Analyst
2 14 (19.44%) Support Engineer
3 11 (15.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 8 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Consultant
5 7 (9.72%) Infrastructure Support
5 7 (9.72%) Support Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (9.72%) Technical Support
6 6 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) IT Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 11 (15.28%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.94%) User Experience
5 3 (4.17%) iPhone
5 3 (4.17%) Life Science
5 3 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.78%) Clustering
6 2 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 66 (91.67%) Windows
2 47 (65.28%) Windows Server
3 18 (25.00%) Linux
4 16 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (16.67%) Unix
9 8 (11.11%) SUSE
10 6 (8.33%) Android
11 4 (5.56%) Windows 8
12 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
12 3 (4.17%) Mac OS X
12 3 (4.17%) Windows 10
12 3 (4.17%) Windows Phone
13 2 (2.78%) Windows Vista
13 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
14 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) ITIL
2 12 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 11 (15.28%) Service Delivery
4 9 (12.50%) Logistics
4 9 (12.50%) Migration
5 5 (6.94%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (6.94%) ERP
5 5 (6.94%) Server Building
5 5 (6.94%) Time Management
6 3 (4.17%) ITSM
6 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.17%) Service Management
6 3 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (2.78%) CRM
7 2 (2.78%) Line Management
7 2 (2.78%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 2 (2.78%) Network Design
7 2 (2.78%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 1 (1.39%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) SQL
2 7 (9.72%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.39%) VB
3 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.33%) MCSE
4 4 (5.56%) Degree
5 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.78%) CCNA
6 2 (2.78%) MCITP
6 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.39%) HND
7 1 (1.39%) MCP
7 1 (1.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (15.28%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 3 (4.17%) XenApp
4 3 (4.17%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.78%) XenServer
6 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.39%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (65.28%) Microsoft
2 37 (51.39%) VMware
3 31 (43.06%) Cisco
4 18 (25.00%) Citrix
5 5 (6.94%) Acronis
5 5 (6.94%) arcserve
5 5 (6.94%) Cyberoam
5 5 (6.94%) Intel Security
5 5 (6.94%) Kaspersky
5 5 (6.94%) Proofpoint
5 5 (6.94%) SonicWALL
5 5 (6.94%) Sophos
5 5 (6.94%) Symantec
5 5 (6.94%) WatchGuard
5 5 (6.94%) Webroot
6 3 (4.17%) Sage
7 2 (2.78%) HP
7 2 (2.78%) Mitel
8 1 (1.39%) Dell
8 1 (1.39%) Google
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